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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps being downloaded over 15 000 times. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). The deadline for contest submissions has been extended to March 31, 2017. See the new elements contest page for more details.

University of Waterloo Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project

Neodymium-60 elemental tile with University of Waterloo logos and datesWe are inviting everyone with a connection to the University of Waterloo to design a square tile that showcases the University of Waterloo and includes the symbol Nd-60 for the university’s neodymium (atomic number 60) anniversary. We will create a mosaic of science and art for a public display on campus. The deadline is July 1, 2017. See the Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project webpage for more details.

  1. Mar. 27, 2017Prof. Tadeusz Gorecki receives the 2017 GCxGC Lifetime Achievement AwardTadeusz Górecki

    Prof. Tadeusz Górecki has been named the winner of the 2017 GCxGC Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Initiated in 2011, this annual award is given to an experienced scientist who has made significant contributions in promoting GCxGC instrumentation, method development, and applications. 

  2. Mar. 27, 2017From black holes to helium and beyondEntanglement across a spherical boundary.

    Waterloo scientists Prof. Pierre-Nicholas Roy, Prof. Roger Melko and postdoctoral fellow Chris Herdman along with Prof. Adrian Del Maestro from the University of Vermont demonstrate area law in a real quantum fluid for the first time.

  3. Mar. 17, 2017Prof. Marcel Nooijen wins Tom Ziegler Award for contributions to theoretical chemistryMarcel Nooijen

    Marcel Nooijen, a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, won the 2017 Tom Ziegler Award.

    Awarded by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, the Tom Ziegler Award is given to a chemist who has made a distinguished contribution to computational or theoretical chemistry while working in Canada.

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  1. Mar. 28, 2017CHEM 794 Seminar: Michael Noden

    "Total synthesis and mechanism of action studies on paenibacterin A1, a broad spectrum cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic"

    Michael Noden

    Room:  C2-361 (Reading Room)
    Supervisor:  S. Taylor

  2. Mar. 29, 2017AquaHacking information night and kick-off mixerAnnouncement poster for AquaHacking 2017.

    Join us for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2017. Learn about the competition, have your questions answered, learn about past winners and find out how you can be a part of this innovative movement!

  3. Mar. 30, 2017Chemistry Seminar Series: Joe Gilroy

    Phosphorus chemistry as a tool for the production of metal-containing polymers

    Joe Gilroy, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
    Western University

    Room:  C2 361
    Host:  Xiaosong Wang

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